Truck Accidents

Truck Accident Lawyer in Fayetteville

Offering Ferocious Counsel for Victims & Their Families

With over 5.6 million registered tractor-trailers in the U.S., it is no surprise that they are involved in a large number of accidents every year. While any kind of automobile crashes are dangerous, tractor-trailer accidents are particularly disastrous to those involved. Due to their sheer weight and size, drivers of these massive trucks are simply not able to react as quickly as someone might be able to in a normal car. As a result, the consequences tend to be devastating, not only for property damage but for the lives of fellow drivers as well. Fatalities, let alone excruciating injuries, are far more common in these cases.

If you've been injured in an accident, it is important to get in touch with Richard D. Hobbs & Associates P.C. for a free consultation with our dedicated truck accident attorney in Fayetteville.

Contact us now at (770) 824-9709 to discuss your legal options after a tractor-trailer accident.

Common Causes of Truck Accidents

If you have been involved in a truck collision recently, it is important to determine who is at fault. While it may be that an actual accident occurred, all too often the tragic event could have been avoided if an individual or an entity had not been negligent in following crucial precautions. Whether you are the truck driver or another driver who was hit by a truck, it is critical to establish the facts and gather evidence so that recompense can be fairly allocated for your suffering.

Some of the most common reasons that critical truck accidents occur include such problems as:

  • Violations of commercial rules: The public is supposed to be protected by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMSCA), which creates safety standards for motor maintenance, as well as the hours worked and logged by drivers. If companies or their workers breach or ignore these standards, many catastrophes can occur.
  • Insufficient training: Trucking companies have a duty of making sure all of their employers are fully trained before they begin driving. If drivers have not been adequately trained, they may be liable to get into a disastrous accident.
  • Improper weights: If a manufacturing company does not properly load or weigh the cargo of a truck, it could be too heavy or the weight might be unsafely distributed. Either of these issues could lead to a terrible collision.

Protecting Your Rights

Both individual drivers and trucker employees suffer thousands of injuries on the road each and every year in the U.S. If you've experienced an injury on the job or while driving, contact Richard D. Hobbs & Associates P.C. right away.

Some of the injuries you might suffer from an accident with a truck may include:

  • Musculoskeletal disorders
  • Organ damage
  • Internal bleeding
  • Broken bones and joint fractures
  • Strikes from trailers, hitches, and lift gates
  • Head and spinal cord injuries

Do not hesitate after you have been involved in a disastrous collision. Immediately seek the reliable counsel of our experienced truck accident lawyer in Fayetteville.

Call us today at (770) 824-9709 or contact us online so that Richard D. Hobbs & Associates P.C. can get you back on track to recovering and living your life.

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